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Consensual gay sex 'crimes' to remain on record: Jarrod Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Queensland has no plans to expunge the record of people found guilty of homosexual acts under historic laws - despite New South Wales and Victoria moving forward with pardons - because it doesn't...

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals racist bus assault sentence

Cameron Atfield A woman who assaulted and racially abused a man on a Gold Coast bus has had her suspended jail sentence appealed.

Derryn Hinch 'thrilled' after meeting Jarrod Bleijie over sex offender register

Broadcaster Derryn Hinch talks to media in Brisbane.

Amy Remeikis Broadcaster floats sex offender register with Attorney-General.

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Jarrod Bleijie defends choice of bootcamp operator

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Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has passionately defended his decision to ignore advice from his department and award a government bootcamp contract to a company which later became an LNP donor.

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Jarrod Bleijie distances himself from overturned laws

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie said it was "for others to determine" if he deserved the job as the state's first law officer.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie appeals sex predator John William Goodwin's sentence

Queensland's attorney-general is appealing the sentence handed to a serial sexual predator who filmed himself performing a sex act next to sleeping women and children.

Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie accepts no blame for polls slump

Amy Remeikis He is one of the most controversial members of the Newman Cabinet, but Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has accepted no blame for the fall in the government's popularity.

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Queensland Premier defends embattled Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Queensland Premier Campbell Newman.

The Queensland premier says he has full confidence in his embattled attorney-general, amid calls for him to quit for allegedly betraying the confidence of senior legal figures.

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Partygoers must have say on liquor laws: Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General says Fortitude Valley revellers can make some noise about licensing changes.

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Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie quiet on potential bikie law changes

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Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie can not say if the government will re-write its anti-association and criminal gang laws, if the legislation is struck down by the High Court.

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'Great leap backward for Queensland': interstate lawyers slam Jarrod Bleijie's reforms

Amy Remeikis Two interstate lawyers say law reforms enacted by Qld's Attorney-General have set the state back hundreds of years.

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Jarrod Bleijie rejects Tony Fitzgerald criticism

Tony Moore Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has dismissed Tony Fitzgerald QC’s criticism of the Newman Government’s law reform process.

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Jarrod Bleijie takes on unions, bikies and lawyers in one week

Amy Remeikis It has been an extraordinary week for the man they have labeled the Boy Wonder.

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Bikie gangs threaten Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie

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Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie has been threatened by bikie gangs angry at the state's new laws cracking down on them.

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Bleijie to meet with advocate over homosexual convictions

Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie.

Amy Remeikis Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie announced he is "not shutting the door" on expunging the record of people charged and convicted under historic laws which made consensual homosexual acts illegal.

New CCC head candidate has 'runs on the board'

Queensland Attorney-General Jarrod Bleijie.

Amy Remeikis Almost immediately after non-government members of the Parliamentary oversight committee for the Crime and Corruption Commission criticised the government for not having named its successor, the...

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Carl Judge quits Palmer United Party

Carl Judge is quitting the Palmer United Party.

Cameron Atfield The Palmer United Party has lost its sole representative in Queensland Parliament with Yeerongpilly MP Carl Judge set to hold the seat as an independent.

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Queensland's correctional officers face prisoner ratio blowout

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Cameron Atfield Newly revealed figures have shown Queensland's prison officers are becoming increasingly outnumbered by a booming prisoner population, with the officer-to-prisoner ratio gap widening in the past year.

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Queensland brothels hit new high

Queensland's brothel industry has been growing at a rapid rate.

Cameron Atfield There are more legal brothels in Queensland than ever before, the Prostitution Licensing Authority has revealed.

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Poker machine red tape reduction 'all about money'

Pubs and clubs can pay out up to $5000 in cash to poker machine winners on the spot.

Marissa Calligeros Poker machine reforms damage community welfare: academics.

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